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The Best Halter Tank Top

Last updated on September 30, 2022

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Our Picks For The Top Halter Tank Tops

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REORIA Sleeveless Racer Back Halter Tank Top

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REORIA

Sleeveless Racer Back Halter Tank Top

Made with nylon and spandex, this unpadded sleeveless crop top is double-lined so that you won't need a bra. It's stretchy and soft with a racerback style. It comes in sizes S through 2XL and you can choose from more than a dozen solid colors.

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Cute, Sexy and ShortYou'll want this stretchy, cropped racerback tank in a number of colors.

LouKeith Sleeveless High Neck Halter Tank Top

LouKeith

Sleeveless High Neck Halter Tank Top

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Buying Guide

A halter top is a shirt that generally either has a single strap that goes around the neck, or two straps that tie or otherwise fasten in back. This leaves the shoulder blades and part of the upper back exposed. The front part can hug the body or be looser.

Strapless bras work well with these skin-baring tops. If you prefer not to wear a bra, you may also be able to find a selection of halter tops that are lined for extra support and coverage.

Draped fronts conceal the decolletage. You can also opt for tighter fits with halters that have spandex or other stretchy materials that make them more comfortable. In general, though, you’ll have a never-ending variety of colors, patterns and materials to choose from, from looser, pleated bottoms and crisscross bodices to lace and crochet versions.

Crop halter tops are shorter and end above the belly button, revealing more skin. Longer tops can be tucked into pants, skirts or shorts, but they can also be worth loose and flowing and look great with leggings.

If you don’t want to expose your stomach or back, shop for halter tops with straps and lower hemlines. You also won’t have difficulties finding a variety of fabrics, but look for more breathable options like cotton and polyester for the warmer months; add a jacket or sweater when it gets cooler.

What to Look For

  • Always check the product’s size charts when shopping for clothing. In addition to knowing the size, you will also want to look for bust measurement sizes and top lengths.
  • Halter tops can also have pleats at the necklines for more room.
  • Some halters have long ties that flow down the back, too. This can add elegance and sophistication to your look.
  • Finding the right kind of necklace with a halter can be tricky. Don’t stress about it; wear a necklace that falls down your back instead, or find a fantastic pair of statement earrings to wear.
  • Remember to read the manufacturer’s laundering instructions before washing your halter top. Some must be hand-washed and cannot go into washing machines and dryers.

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Although she recently turned 76, Cher is still one of the most iconic fashionistas of all time and was well-known for wearing skin-revealing halters in the 1970s and ’80s. She had no fear when it came to her outfits, and her one-of-a-kind style has never really been duplicated.

From crisscross petite halter tops to full-out feathered headdresses, she and her stylists put together memorable outfits that left long-lasting impressions. If you’re not familiar, have a look at her 1986 Oscars outfit or the 1979 “Prisoner” album cover.

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